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Patriot League Men’s Basketball Wednesday Recap presented by PenFed Credit Union (2.7.24)

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Colgate earns eighth straight win, Greyhounds, Leopards, Black Knights and Bison pick up victories
 
LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS (5-19, 3-8 PL) 44, AT AMERICAN EAGLES (13-11, 7-4 PL) 43
Bender Arena/Washington, D.C.                        7 p.m. (ESPN+)
BOX SCORE
WASHINGTON Freshman guard Jordan Stiemke’s three-point play with 1:17 remaining put Loyola Maryland in front for good in a 44-43 victory at American to split the season series.
*Stiemke finished with six points and grabbed six boards for the Greyhounds, while sophomore guard Deon Perry scored a game-high 23 points and added six rebounds.
*Graduate student forward Golden Dike finished with six points and a team-high seven rebounds for the Greyhounds.
*Loyola Maryland led by as many as 13 points in the second half, then held off a late run by the Eagles, who took a two-point lead with 1:42 remaining on a pair of free throws from freshman guard Matt Mayock.
*Mayock finished with seven points and five boards for the Eagles, while senior guard Lorenzo Donadio scored a team-high 15 points to go with five rebounds and two steals.
*Senior forward Matt Rogers registered 12 points and eight rebounds for a team missing four regulars due to injury.
RECAPS: LOYOLA MARYLAND | AMERICAN
 
COLGATE RAIDERS (16-8, 10-1 PL) 74, AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS (9-15, 4-7 PL) 64
Case Gym/Boston, Mass.                                  7 p.m. (ESPN+)
BOX SCORE
BOSTONFifth-year forward Keegan Records recorded 18 points and five rebounds to lead Colgate to their eighth straight victory in a 74-64 final over Boston University to sweep the season series.
*Sophomore guard Braeden Smith posted a double-double with 11 points and 10 assists. He also added four steals in the Raiders’ win.
*Senior guard Chandley Baker scored 15 points off the bench, while fifth-year forward Ryan Moffatt added 14 points and six boards while hitting 3-of-6 from long range.
*Boston University senior guard Miles Brewster scored a game-high 21 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the floor, 3-of-4 from deep. He also grabbed five boards.
*Freshman guard Kyrone Alexander added 11 points and five boards, while sophomore forward Otto Landrum finished with nine points, six rebounds, four assists and two blocked shots.
RECAPS: COLGATE | BOSTON UNIVERSITY
 
AT LAFAYETTE LEOPARDS (10-14, 9-2 PL) 75, HOLY CROSS CRUSADERS (7-17, 4-7 PL) 59
Kirby Sports Center/Easton, Pa.                        7 p.m. (ESPN+)
BOX SCORE
EASTON, Pa.Senior forward Eric Sondberg scored a game-high 16 points to lead Lafayette to a 75-59 victory over Holy Cross to sweep the season series against the Crusaders
*Sondberg connected on 6-of-9 from the floor, including 4-of-6 from beyond the arc to help the Leopards shoot 50 percent (29-for-58) from the floor and 47.4 percent (9-for-19) from deep.
*Senior forward Kyle Jenkins and junior center Justin Vander Baan scored 11 points apiece. Vander Baan added six rebounds.
*Holy Cross senior guard Bo Montgomery and freshman guard Kahlil Singleton scored 10 points apiece to lead the Crusaders.
*Junior forward Caleb Kenney added eight points and game-highs of 10 rebounds and four blocked shots for the Crusaders.
RECAPS: HOLY CROSS | LAFAYETTE
 
ARMY WEST POINT BLACK KNIGHTS (7-17, 3-8 PL) 68, AT LEHIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS (7-15, 4-7 PL) 57
Stabler Arena/Bethlehem, Pa.                            7 p.m. (ESPN+)
BOX SCORE
BETHLEHEM, Pa.Junior guard TJ Small led four Black Knights in double-figures with 15 points to lift Army West Point to a 68-57 victory over Lehigh at Stabler Arena.
*Small connected on an efficient 5-of-7 from the floor, including 3-of-5 from 3-point range to go with six rebounds.
*Black Knights’ freshman forward Josh Scovens, the five-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week, scored 11 points and added four rebounds, two steals and two assists.
*Freshman guard Ryan Curry and senior forward Charlie Peterson chipped in 10 points apiece for Army West Point.
*Lehigh senior forward Dominic Parolin scored a team-high 13 points off the bench and dished out three assists.
*Mountain Hawks’ junior guard Tyler Whitney-Sidney scored 12 points and grabbed four boards, while sophomore forward Bube Momah finished with nine points and four boards.
RECAPS: ARMY WEST POINT | LEHIGH
 
BUCKNELL BISON (10-14, 7-4 PL) 80, AT NAVY MIDSHIPMEN (8-14, 4-7 PL) 67
Alumni Hall/Annapolis, Md.                              7 p.m. (ESPN+)
BOX SCORE
ANNAPOLIS, Md. –    Junior guard Elvin Edmonds IV recorded his second double-double of the season with 14 points and 12 assists to lead Bucknell to an 80-67 win over Navy to sweep the season series
against the Midshipmen.
*Senior guard Jack Forrest scored a team-high 18 points, while sophomore center Noah Williamson added 17 points and nine boards to help the Bison overcome a 10-point first-half deficit. Sophomore forward Ruot Bijiek chipped in 11 points.
*Bucknell outscored the Mids, 45-28, in the second half, shooting 70 percent (16-of-23) from the floor and 60 percent (6-of-10) from beyond the arc.
*Navy sophomore guard Austin Benigni finished with a team-high 18 points to go with three rebounds and two assists.
*Junior forward Mitch Fischer posted 17 points and seven rebounds, while sophomore forward Donovan Draper added 10 points and eight boards.
RECAPS: BUCKNELL | NAVY
 
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